Director & Board President
For more than a decade, Effie Carlson, has advised and led healthcare teams across growth, operations, network/contracting, sales and business development, and government/policy. Today, she serves as a strategic advisor and executive for high-growth digital health and technology companies across the care continuum.
Previously, she served as Chief Growth Officer for PayrHealth, a managed care consulting firm, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer for Logisticare (now ModivCare), the largest national non-emergency medical transportation benefit management company that manages 35+ million members and ~$2.2 billion at-risk/capitated revenue. She led the national growth team and was accountable for the sales, business development, marketing, state government relations, account management, and proposals teams.
Prior to LogistiCare (ModivCare), she served as general manager and vice president of payer and government relations for Team Select Home Care, a private equity-backed, national home health care agency focused on the needs of Medicare and Medicaid members. In this role, she led legislative initiatives with several states and the federal government to develop innovative pediatric home care programming, while overseeing day-to-day clinical, administrative, and sales operations.
Prior to Team Select, she was head of the provider network at CareCentrix (a post-acute care specialty benefit manager and portfolio company of Summit Partners) accountable for the provider network and market analytics teams nationally in aggregate representing: 26+ million members, 8000+ providers, and $1.2+ billion of Commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid revenue.
Prior to CareCentrix, she was Founder/CEO of Best Practice Management, LLC (BPM), a healthcare business management and consulting firm focused on the growth and development of healthcare practices in the outpatient setting. She sold this practice in 2014 to pursue her interest in politics where she ran for the Arizona State House of Representatives